Science, Communication and Managing Breastfeeding Challenges in the Last Frontier:
The 26th Annual Alaska Breastfeeding Coalition Conference

Thursday, April 26 – 27, 2018
8:00 AM to 5:30 PM
The Lakefront Anchorage

Join us for an educational, inspiring 2 days that will not only give you continuing education credits, but is sure to be a great time! This nursing CE activity is being jointly provided by the Alaska Nurses Association (AaNA) and the Alaska Breastfeeding Coalition. It is a great way to get continuing education credit and is sure to be exciting and fun! Opportunities abound for caregivers and researchers to interact with one another making it a rich, lively forum for learning and sharing ideas. A true meeting of the minds that will convey new knowledge and crucial skills.
The Alaska Breastfeeding Coalition is proud to integrate Guidebook with our 26th Annual Conference. Please visit or download the “Guidebook” application on your devices to get up-to-date information on our conference, speakers, and network with other attendees!
La Leche League leaders who are accredited and active in Alaska should contact the conference coordinator at for cost information & registration.

The Alaska Breastfeeding Coalition would like to extend thanks to the following local businesses for their donations to the 2018 ABC Conference:

Anchorage Pediatric Group
Bear’s Tooth/Broken Tooth/Moose’s Tooth
Dr. Mary Ann Jacob
Erin Diane Garnache, Arbonne Independent Consultant
Kaladi Bros. Coffee
LaTouche Pediatrics
Louis Greene, PT
Modern Dwellers Chocolate Lounge
Natural Health Center
Natural Pantry
Providence Lactation Clinic & Women’s Boutique
Summit Spice & Tea

Any additional donations were given anonymously and were greatly appreciated.


Criteria for successful completion: Participants must be present for each session they claim credit for and must complete evaluation at the end of each day to receive credit.

There is no conflict of interest for any planner or presenter of this activity.

The presence of any organization, product, or service in the conference gathering area does not imply endorsement by the Alaska Breastfeeding Coalition.

Nursing CEs:

Up to 14.0 nursing contact hours by the Alaska Nurses Association (AaNA), an approved provider of continuing nursing education by Montana Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Commission on Dietetic Registration:

Up to 13.5 CPEUs CDE level 1,2 &3.

IBLCE CERPs (Verification Number C1881029):

10 L (Contact) CERPs
1.5 E (Contact) CERPs
2 R (Contact) CERPs